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Volkswagen Apprentices Participate in eBeetle Car Race

posted by on 9 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Building an electric-powered eBEETLE from a Beetle ride-on car: that is the challenge of the “eBEETLE Car Race” competition for Volkswagen vocational trainees. The design competition organized by the Volkswagen Group Academy got underway at the end of April. The eBEETLE must be designed for autonomous driving as well as remote controlled operation and must […] More…

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Announces Chattanooga Facility to Support Volkswagen

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report published today in The Chattanoogan, Chinese interior manufacturer Yanfeng Automotive Interior has announced that they will open a new facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee which will create 325 jobs by the time it opens in 2016.  The new facility represents an investment of $55M, which aims to support Volkswagen by manufacturing interior […] More…

Volkswagen Golf TDI Rounds Lower 48 States on Less Than $300 of Diesel, Achieves 81.17mpg

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Golf TDI® beats the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for “lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. contiguous States for a non-hybrid car” at a stellar 81.17 mpg Herndon, Va. — Volkswagen of America, Inc., is pleased to announce today that the 2015 Golf TDI® Clean Diesel, part of the family of vehicles that won the 2015 North American […] More…

Bridge to Gantry Spots Golf GTI ‘Clubsport’ Lapping the Ring

posted by on 7 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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We’re going to file this under ‘interesting.’  Nurburgring fan site Bridge to Gantry has posted images of what appears to be a more focused Golf GTI, which they are calling the GTI Clubsport.  We can’t tell a whole lot from the images, but what we can see is that the car has been fitted with […] More…

Volkswagen’s ‘Golden Sisters’ Return for Model Year End TV Spots

posted by on 7 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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With the rise of social media and the sharing that goes along with it, businesses and agencies have placed the majority of their efforts on going ‘viral.’  It’s a seemingly impossible task that can either make or break a campaign with no real set formula, although cats and the elderly seem to be the closest thing […] More…

UK Order Books Open for New Volkswagen Transporter

posted by on 6 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Order books open today; first deliveries from September Engine range includes new Euro 6 units with improved efficiency and lower emissions Higher equipment levels across the range, plus innovative safety features Prices for passenger-carrying Transporter shuttle and Caravelle models announced Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened the order books for all panel van and passenger carrying […] More…